Torafugu is known in some areas as shiro or monfugu.
The defendant, Shoga, argued that the blowfish he had served was so-called nagoyafugu (Takifugu porphyreus), the common puffer, which Shoga said was not as potent as torafugu. (58) He had washed it well.
What kills them is the liver of the torafugu, the ivory-colored bit that harbors the deadly toxin, depending on each particular fish and its diet.
Every year, the Fisherman's Cooperative there offers fine torafugu to the Imperial Palace on February 9--Fugu Day.
Japanese domestic landings of torafugu
and karasu range from 2,000 to 2,500 t a year.
To earn certification to serve fugu in the United Stales, one must fulfill the requirements of the Torafugu
Buyers Association of America.
FUGU DISCLAIMER STATEMENTS: The term "fugu" throughout this feature refers specifically to "torafugu
." the deadliest fugu variety.
For the sashimi: Cut two 1/8-inch thick slices torafugu
1 12-ounce torafugu
fillet, cut into 2-x-1-x-1/2 inch pieces
Dredge ginseng, scallions, shungiku, carrot shishito and torafugu
, first in dry flour mixture, and then in wet flour mixture.